Veteran dies after heart attack on iconic Disney World ride in front of 'panicked' wife as attraction kept moving | The Sun

A VETERAN has died following a suspected heart attack after passing out on a ride at Disney World.

The tragic incident at the world-famous theme park in Orlando, Florida unfolded on September 25.

Joseph Masters, 83, died after going on the PeopleMover ride in Tomorrowland, Florida Politics reports.

Cops in Orange County revealed that Masters’ wife Alice told law enforcement he passed out on the attraction.

Workers at the theme park dashed to the scene once the ride came to a stop and frantically performed CPR.

Medics tried for 30 minutes to save Masters but he died at a hospital in Celebration.

Alice told the Orlando Sentinel: "I tell everybody now that my husband died in his happy place because he loved Disney."

Masters' final words were"Here we go", according to his wife.

The veteran had a history of heart problems, cops revealed.

Doctors said he had a “large blockage” on the right side of the heart.

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Masters previously had a pacemaker fitted and suffered from diabetes and hypertension, according to cops.

The sheriff's report said: "Joseph's death was deemed natural given the aforementioned circumstances."

An online obit said Masters served at Camp Smith military base in New York for 23 years.

His death came just months after a woman, 72, lost consciousness on the ride.

The PeopleMover attraction is a slow-moving ride that opened in 1975.

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